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Logitech MX518/MX1000

Michael Larabel

Published on 30 January 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
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The engineers at Logitech certainly have managed to get repeat customers with their exceptionally well-designed mice. In addition, Logitech always pushes new mouse technologies to the market along with jumping on existing bandwagons and they always manage to improve these designs from optical to laser technologies. Among Logitech's complete MX series, the MX518 is one of their gaming-grade optical mice with 1600DPI tracking, and has been popular with all gamers from America's Army to Counter-Strike players. Meanwhile, the MX1000 was their first laser mouse, and to top off its features, it utilized an RF cordless connection. Skipping ahead to some of their newer products, they now possess the G5 and G7 products, which were released during QuakeCon in 2005. According to Logitech, the G5 is tuned for gaming domination with its adjustable weight carriage, sensitivity switch, and 2000DPI laser engine. Meanwhile, the G7 is the cordless counterpart using a 2.4GHz frequency, Polytetrafluoroethylene feet, and Lithium-Ion battery packs. However, the mice we have our hands focused on today is their MX518 and MX1000 parts.

Features:

MX518
· Sensitivity Adjustment
· Advanced Software
· Superior Grasp
· 1,600-DPI Resolution
· Award-Winning Logitech MX Optical Engine
· 5.8 Megapixel/Second Image Processing
· Up to 15g of Acceleration
· Expanded 16-bit Data Format
· Contoured Grip

MX1000
· Rechargeable
· Fast RF cordless
· Superior Grasp
· Illuminated 4-level Battery Indicator
· Powerful Scrolling System
· New Thumb-Button Controls

Contents:

As with a majority of Logitech's peripheral products, the MX518 and MX1000 shipped in glamorous packaging. Both of these mice shipped in similar containers, with a different list of features and specifications, however, with both packages the actual mice could easily be seen through the plastic portion of the packaging, while the rest of its construction remained to be cardboard. The MX1000 was highly decorated with a reflective material surrounding the laser cordless mouse. With both of these parts, listed on all sides of the packaging was various information pertaining to the specific model. Included with the MX518 was the actual mouse, CD with SetPoint software, and quick start guide. Onto the MX1000, the cordless mouse was accompanied by the rapid-charging base station, CD with SetPoint software, installation guide, USB to PS/2 adapter, and AC power adapter.

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